discomfiture


dis·com·fi·ture

noun \dis-ˈkəm(p)-fə-ˌchr, -chər, especially Southern -ˌt(y)r\

Definition of DISCOMFITURE

:  the act of discomfiting :  the state of being discomfited

Examples of DISCOMFITURE

  1. <blushed and lowered her eyes in evident discomfiture>

First Known Use of DISCOMFITURE

14th century

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